Veer Bhadra Misra standing on the rooftop of his house, He is head of the Sankat Mochan Foundation. He has come up with an anti pollution drive known as the Swatcha Ganga project, to create awareness among the people of Varanasi and the government of India. He is also a mahant (man responsible for a religious place) in a temple in Varanasi. Prof. Misra is a hydraulic engineer by training and had been a professor with the esteemed Banaras Hindu University. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.